NAVASOTA — The East Bernard Brahmarettes never gave New Waverly a chance to catch their breath during Thursday’s Region III-3A bi-district playoff match.
Junior Samantha Rabius and the East Bernard offense made sure of that in a 3-0 sweep, 25-8, 25-11, 25-8.
“Tonight was a good way to get the nerves out,” Breanna Lolley said. “I thought we did some really good things. We still have a few things we need to touch up.
“My kids came out ready to go.”
The Brahmarettes improved 22-4 and advanced to play either Buna or Corrigan-Camden in the area round. The Buna-Corrigan-Camden bi-district game will have been played on Friday night.
Rabius helped the Brahmarettes gain an early foothold with seven kills in the opening set.
Despite the closer score in the second set, New Waverly could not get their offense rolling — scoring only four kills.
Sophomores Abby Hudgins and Kellen Dorotik kept up East Bernard’s attack while senior Madison Crist and junior Reagan Goudeau kept up the defensive level high.
Sophomore setter Abby Hudgins opened the scoring and finished the third set with aces.
Needville 3, West Oso 0
The Lady Jays held teams to single digits scoring during a set entering the playoffs 32 times, a third of Needville’s sets during the regular season.
The No. 1 Needville continued that level of domination on Monday at Cuero High School over Corpus Christi West Oso, 25-3, 25-3, 25-16.
Senior Maddie Hrncir had 12 kills in the victory. Junior Ashley Fojtik added eight kills, followed by junior Cayla Kozik had seven kills.
Needville had 10 aces who included three each from senior Bria Pena, senior Hattie Smith and Hrncir.
Junior Sarah Doggett had three blocks. junior Alyssa Edwards and Pena combined for 33 digs.
Needville (30-0) will face Boerne next Tuesday back at Cuero High School.
Tarkington 3, Brazos 1
The Cougarettes were in the bi-district playoffs Thursday night at Tomball Memorial High School.
Brazos lost in four sets, 14-25, 25-23, 13-25, 19-25.
The Cougarettes finished with a 19-5 overall record and a 12-2 record in District 24-3A.